Balance of Payments World and Regional Aggregates
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BOPSY Global Tables aggregate country data by major balance of payments components and by international investment position (IIP) data for (i) Net IIP and (ii) Total Assets and Total Liabilities. Data for countries, country groups, and the world are provided. In addition to data reported by countries as shown in BOPSY, balance of payments data are provided for international organizations in BOPSY Global Tables. The BOPSY Global Tables include, in addition to reported data, data derived in a few instances indirectly from published sources.

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IMF Balance of Payments Statistics, World and Regional Aggregates

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21st September 2018

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Bibliographic citation: International Monetary Fund (2018): Balance of Payments Statistics (October 2018). UK Data Service.

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These data are updated once a month

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Quarterly and Annual

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Data available starting from 2005 for many IMF member countries. Varies by country.

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In addition to the 195 countries covered by the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP), the BOP World and Regional Aggregates database contains data for 11 regions (country groups) including the world.

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Balance of Payments World and Regional AggregatesAbstract

BOPSY Global Tables aggregate country data by major balance of payments components and by international investment position (IIP) data for (i) Net IIP and (ii) Total Assets and Total Liabilities. Data for countries, country groups, and the world are provided. In addition to data reported by countries as shown in BOPSY, balance of payments data are provided for international organizations in BOPSY Global Tables. The BOPSY Global Tables include, in addition to reported data, data derived in a few instances indirectly from published sources.

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IMF Balance of Payments Statistics, World and Regional Aggregates

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Bibliographic citation: International Monetary Fund (2018): Balance of Payments Statistics (October 2018). UK Data Service.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/imf/bops/2018-10http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/imf/bops/2018-10<p><span>See articles on Google Scholar citing this dataset</span></p>https://scholar.google.co.uk/scholar?q=10.5257%2Fimf%2Fbops&btnG=&hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5
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Country level metadata is available from the IMFhttp://data.imf.org/?sk=7A51304B-6426-40C0-83DD-CA473CA1FD52&sId=1454011359825Date last input received

21st September 2018

Periodicity

Quarterly and Annual

Reference period

Data available starting from 2005 for many IMF member countries. Varies by country.

Date last updated

tbc

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These data are updated once a month

Geographic coverage

In addition to the 195 countries covered by the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP), the BOP World and Regional Aggregates database contains data for 11 regions (country groups) including the world.

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UK Data Service Guide to IMF Balance of Payments Statisticshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/guides/dataset/bopsUKDS.Stat software guideshttp://stats.ukdataservice.ac.uk/guides/Other comments

Copyright International Monetary Fund

Effective January 1st 2015, the IMF introduced a new policy whereby access to the IMF online statistics databases became free to all users. As a result of this policy the IMF datasets hosted by the UK Data Service are now freely available to all. Please refer to the IMF’s Special Terms and Conditions Pertaining to the Use of Data .

IMF’s Special Terms and Conditions Pertaining to the Use of Datahttp://www.imf.org/external/terms.htm